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April 19, 2023

The AMAPCEO Collective Agreement 2021 – What You Need to Know

The Association of Management, Administrative, and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario (AMAPCEO) is a union representing over 14,000 employees in the Ontario Public Service. The collective agreement between the union and the government outlines the terms and conditions of employment for these workers.

As of 2021, the AMAPCEO Collective Agreement has been updated, with changes made to various aspects of the agreement. Here`s what you need to know about the new agreement:

Wages and Salary Increases

The 2021 agreement includes a wage increase of 1.8% on April 1, 2021, and another 1.5% on April 1, 2022. Additionally, employees in certain classifications will receive a salary increase of up to 1.5% of their base pay, depending on their performance.

Vacation Entitlements

The new agreement increases the amount of vacation time employees are entitled to after two years of service. Employees who have worked two to five years will receive an additional day of vacation, while employees with five or more years of service will receive two additional days.

Leave Entitlements

The new agreement provides more leave entitlements for employees. For instance, personal leave days have increased from three days to four. Employees are also entitled to four days of bereavement leave, an increase from the previous two days.

Parental Leave and Benefits

Under the new collective agreement, parental leave has been extended from 35 weeks to 61 weeks for birth mothers and from 37 weeks to 62 weeks for non-birth parents. The agreement also provides for additional parental leave benefits, including a one-time payment of $1,000 for eligible employees who take parental leave.

Work-Life Balance

The agreement includes various provisions aimed at improving work-life balance for employees. For example, employees who work more than eight hours in a day are entitled to overtime pay, and the agreement also allows for greater work schedule flexibility.

Conclusion

The AMAPCEO Collective Agreement 2021 provides significant benefits for the union members. The new agreement enhances the employment conditions, provides relief to employees in the form of leave entitlements, and promotes work-life balance. This collective agreement complements AMAPCEO`s aim to serve its members` interests and provide excellent support to the Ontario public service.